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Platelet-rich therapies for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2014
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

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2 news outlets
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4 blogs
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39 tweeters
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7 Facebook pages
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3 Wikipedia pages

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Title
Platelet-rich therapies for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010071.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Vinícius Y Moraes, Mário Lenza, Marcel Jun Tamaoki, Flávio Faloppa, João Carlos Belloti

Abstract

Platelet-rich therapies are being used increasingly in the treatment of musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries such as ligament, muscle and tendon tears and tendinopathies. These therapies can be used as the principal treatment or as an augmentation procedure (application after surgical repair or reconstruction). Platelet-rich therapies are produced by centrifuging a quantity of the patient's own blood and extracting the active, platelet-rich, fraction. The platelet-rich fraction is applied to the injured tissue; for example, by injection. Platelets have the ability to produce several growth factors, so these therapies should enhance tissue healing. There is a need to assess whether this translates into clinical benefit.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 4 <1%
Spain 4 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Greece 1 <1%
Other 2 <1%
Unknown 542 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 107 19%
Student > Bachelor 72 13%
Researcher 70 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 56 10%
Student > Postgraduate 48 9%
Other 138 25%
Unknown 68 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 299 53%
Nursing and Health Professions 54 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 26 5%
Sports and Recreations 19 3%
Psychology 15 3%
Other 49 9%
Unknown 97 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 71. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 May 2020.
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#304,777
of 15,570,293 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#717
of 11,217 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,109
of 191,995 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#13
of 186 outputs
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